Archive for 'History'
Posted on Apr 06, 2010 by Monica.
Scott Joplin is an American songwriter who was born in the late 1860s who wrote over forty compositions, including two operas and a ballet. Most of these compositions were written in a musical style known as “ragtime.” Ragtime, which is also referred to as “ragged time,” surged in popularity during the late 1890s and remained [...]
Posted on Sep 23, 2009 by Monica.
Based on a book entitled The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, the stunning musical The Wizard of Oz was produced seventy years ago today. Historically, the 1939 movie production starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan and Ray Bolger is considered one of the greatest films of all time and has inspired musicals like [...]
Posted on Sep 01, 2009 by Monica.
Today marks the seventieth anniversary of the beginning of World War II. Even though the 1940s were a tragic time in the world’s history, this was also a very important period for music, too. Popular songs were used to boost morale and entertain troops, but they were also written to fill the hearts of those [...]
Posted on Mar 31, 2009 by Monica.
Composed by Fleeson and Von Tilzer, this song was first performed in the 1920s. (I’ll be With You) In Apple Blossom Time is a perfect wedding song for Spring. Our piano sheet music version contains a full set of lyrics with a voice solo line. The guitar tab version of the song primarily focuses on [...]
Posted on Jan 19, 2009 by Monica.
Musicnotes.com is proud to feature an article about the song “Monster Mash.” This brilliantly-written article has been brought to you by the HFA, and has been reprinted with permission. For more about the HFA, be sure to visit the HFA website. Behind the Song: “Monster Mash” – Bobby “Boris” Pickett and Lenny Capizzi Written by [...]
Posted on Dec 31, 2008 by Monica.
This month’s free sheet music download is none other than “Hail to the Chief.” This song holds a special patriotic significance for U.S. citizens, as “Hail to the Chief” is played to usher in a new president to the Oval Office. History of Hail to the Chief Did you know that the original lyrics for [...]
Posted on Nov 12, 2008 by Monica.
Every song has a story and this particular song, Konstantine, is very special to all of us here at Musicnotes.com for many reasons. For me, this song represents a thing of beauty for Musicnotes.com because Konstantine represents an unusual endeavor based on our customer requests and the popularity of this song. While it’s no secret [...]